I did “the good” we accomplished a day or so ago. Now for the bad and the ugly.
We should have repealed that outdated, stupid “alienation of affection law” which makes divorces even nastier than they naturally are.
We should have changed the excessively lower property tax rate that agricultural property pays when compared to commercial and residential real estate of exactly the same dollar value.
We should not have so stubbornly refused to take up the feds on their offer to provide prenatal care for poor women.
Perhaps worst of all, we should not have turned our backs on the 48,000 South Dakotans whom we could have enrolled in Medicaid, with 100% of the cost borne by the feds. It would have saved citizens $50 million in increased insurance costs.
So we still have a lot of work to do…